Bachelor of Science, Luchnow University, India, 1959. Master of Science, Luchnow University, India, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Luchnow University, India, 1964.
Lecturer Kurukshetra (India) University, 1965-1976, reader, 1976-1985, professor, 1985-1998, chairman chemistry department, 1989-1992, professor emeritus, since 1998. Emeritus scientist Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 2001—2003. Post-doctoral fellow University Illinois Chicago, 1968-1970.
Visiting research professor, 1989. Indo-Spanish fellow, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas Madrid, 1989. Institut National des Sciences Appliquées Royal Society fellow, England, 1993, 2002.
Member University Executive Council, Academy Coun, and University Court. Convenor chemistry panel University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 1997-2000. Member advisory board Regional Sophisticated Instruments Center, Central Drug Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology Government of India, New Delhi, 1997-2000.
Member Indian Chemical Society (vice president 1996-1997, since 2000, council member 1998-2000,04-06, Acharya Professional Corporation Ray Memorial award 1994, Lifetime Achievement award 2004), Indian Science Congress Association (general secretary 2004-2007).
Married Prabha Singh, June 23, 1965. Children: Hemendu P., Shubhendu P.